Steering Column may not Properly Collapse - 2018 Lotus Evora

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V781
Manufacturer Lotus Cars Limited
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 40

 

Steering Column may not Properly Collapse

If the steering column does not collapse as intended in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Lotus Cars Limited (Lotus) is recalling certain 2018 Lotus Evora vehicles. Due to an assembly error, in the event of a frontal collision, the steering column may not properly collapse to absorb some of the impact energy.

 

Remedy

Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will correct the steering column assembly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Lotus customer service at 1-800-245-6887. Lotus' number for this recall is 2018/01R.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check for Lotus Recalls


Recall Acknowledgement

November 19, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V781-4180.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V781&docType=RCL


 

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